To celebrate and get a "jump" on Leap Day, February 29, I thought I'd put together some fun facts associated with this fab Feb day and feature more faved Vintage Vertigo team member shops and their wonderful vintage items.
Did you know that...
Frogs have long been associated with "Leap Day", February 29th?
Australia's "Rocket Frog" is capable of leaping over 6 feet!
This lovely little
is just waiting to Leap into your life and is offered by
Hugh Hefner opened his first "Playboy Club" on February 29, 1960.
A few famous Bunnies include; model Lauren Hutton, actress Barbara Bossom, musician and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry, Gloria Steinem, and actress Susan Sullivan.
A fabulous addition to any home bar or "Man Cave" and makes for great conversation are these awesome
brought to you by
Queen Margaret of Scotland was apparently 5 years old when she came up with the notorious February 29th "Proposal Trap" which proposed
and according to tradition, a women popping the "Question" would have to wear either
like the ones shown here on the right, or a
one offered here from
Now, if a man refuses the "proposal", he might be fined a...
a silk dress, perhaps like this beautiful
and an array of affordable vintage clothing that you'll find over at
twelve pairs of gloves that probably looked a lot like these
pair found over at
One in five engaged couples in Greece will plan to avoid getting married in a Leap Year. They believe it is bad luck.
Anthony, Texas is the self-proclaimed "Leap Year Capital of the World". It holds a festival which includes a guided trip to Aztec Cave,
A lovely thoroughbred horse and foal figurine from
and Square Dancing.
Have a look at this vintage AUTHENTIC patterns No. 277 from
Hoping you have a great Leap Day and be sure to "hop" on by these wonderful Team Vintage Vertigo shops!